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UNIQUE ID 1185: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Italian Service)

Muckleburgh Collection, Weybourne, Britain

(Location: Robert and Gussie Tank Hall)


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Unique ID: 1185
Added to Database: March 2010
Last Edited: March 2010
Type (ID): M47 Patton (1640)
Model (ID): Italian Service (1645)
Location Category (ID): Muckleburgh Collection (3320)
Location (ID): Robert and Gussie Tank Hall (3324)
Serial Number: “7649” stamped into towing lugs.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Arabic script painted on right turret side. Arabic unit markings painted on front mud flaps. “24 4-2-FS DMJL-0338” stamped into side of towing lug. “D738766 38837U” or similar cast into side of mantlet. “7525612LH” cast into engine deck.
Collection Reference:
Links: The Tank Guy
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: Italy (Spent time in Italy)
3: Muckleburgh Collection, Weybourne, Norfolk, East England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This M47 is a late-production version with T-shaped muzzle brake. It was found on a tank range (having previously sat idle for 14 years in Italy) and then underwent a complete rebuild by Gerry Majewski. It has been painted as a tank from the Jordanian Army. It is in running order.


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June 2008

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2875
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010298...
Views: 107
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Upper front left view
2: Upper front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2876
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010334...
Views: 75
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2877
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010259...
Views: 65
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Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2878
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010258...
Views: 120
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2879
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010253...
Views: 70
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2880
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010254...
Views: 90
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Rear left view
7: Rear left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2881
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010252...
Views: 137
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
8: Rear right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2882
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010249...
Views: 145
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Marking on front left mud flap
9: Marking on front left mud flap

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2883
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010255...
Views: 62
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Engine deck
10: Engine deck

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2884
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010266...
Views: 62
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Serial number on towing lug
11: Serial number on towing lug

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2885
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010262...
Views: 64
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Serial number on towing lug
12: Serial number on towing lug

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2886
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010263...
Views: 62
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Serial number on towing lug
13: Serial number on towing lug

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2887
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010261...
Views: 54
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Serial number on towing lug
14: Serial number on towing lug

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2888
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010264...
Views: 60
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Stamped numbers
15: Stamped numbers

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2889
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010260...
Views: 58
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Casting marks on mantlet
16: Casting marks on mantlet

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2890
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010265...
Views: 65
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Exhibit label
17: Exhibit label

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2891
Added: 23 March 2010
Filename: P1010256...
Views: 59
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May 2004

Close-up, photo by Gary Troughton
18: Close-up, photo by Gary Troughton

Taken: 2 May 2004
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3126
Added: 28 March 2010
Filename: 23419176...
Views: 82
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August 1998

Front right view, photo by Gary Troughton
19: Front right view, photo by Gary Troughton

Taken: 21 August 1998
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3125
Added: 28 March 2010
Filename: 23105413...
Views: 85
Select/Has Priority: 21/0